Middle School Day Rally
March 7th, 2015 - Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Middle School Day Rally

This rally is specialized to address the resources and needs of today's Catholic youth. With an exciting lineup of speakers, musicians, and presenters, the Middle School Day Rally will challenge Catholic youth to stand firm in their faith, rely on the awesome power of Jesus Christ who is their guide, friend, and Savior, and show that faith to the world.

The Sacraments are the highlight of the rally. Teens will join in a dynamic Eucharistic Liturgy during the day and will be given the opportunity to participate in the Sacrament of Reconciliation. There is also a powerful time of Eucharistic Exposition and Adoration. Many young people encounter the Holy Spirit for the first time. This leads to a tremendous conversion for many young people.  

Registration: Group Leaders & Volunteers

Choose registration option below:

REGISTRATION OPTIONS

  • Group
  • Adult Volunteer
  • High School Volunteer
  • Priest/Seminarian

GROUP REGISTRATION - Opens November 1, 2014

$69 per participant
(Group Leader, Adult Chaperone, and Middle School Youth)

Make Checks Payable To:

Steubenville Florida
4521 PGA Blvd. #173
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418

Registration

ADULT VOLUNTEER AND MERCY CREW REGISTRATION - Opens November 1, 2014

All volunteers are free of charge.

Volunteer Requirements

  1. All adult volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and complete the Verification Form and Liability and Release Form. Volunteer Registration and all forms are due to the Steubenville Florida Office by February 27, 2015.
  2. All volunteers must complete a VIRTUS - Protecting God's Children Training (if not already completed) and Background Checked and Cleared in accordance with the polices of your home diocese under the "Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People". To schedule your VIRTUS Training and Background check please contact your home Diocesan Office.

VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION

HIGH SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS - Opens November 1, 2014

All volunteers are free of charge.
Can earn up to 15 community service hours.

High School Volunteer Registration

PRIEST/SEMINARIAN REGISTRATION - Opens November 1, 2014

Priest/Seminarian Costs:

There is no costs for priest and/or seminarians if you help serve the youth throughout the Day Rally.

Priest/Seminarian Registration

 

 

 

 

 

2014 Theme: "Cross Marks the Spot"
Downloadable Forms

One, Catholic and Apostolic
Venue

BORLAND CENTER

The Borland Center enriches the lives of individuals and organizations by providing programming and a venue for the arts and community events that focus on family values.

The Borland Center, West Palm Beach, FL

The Borland Center



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Youth Participants

  • Expectations
  • Modesty Policies

How to show love and respect for God:

  1. Pray daily for self and others
  2. Receive the Sacraments
  3. Participate in the activities
  4. Be open, flexible, and have a servant's attitude
  5. Represent God in your words and actions

How to show love and respect for yourself:

  1. Drink plenty of water, and make sure you eat all meals. This will allow you to fully participate and not be tired.
  2. Remember that you are the Temple of the Holy Spirit, present yourself accordingly
  3. If you must leave an activity, your adult chaperone should accompany you.
  4. Dress modestly – Clothing must cover all undergarments and midriffs. Bikini tops, low cut tops, mini skirts, short shorts, and shirts with vulgar language are not allowed.

How to show love and respect for others:

  1. Be safe. No horseplay or other potentially harmful actions. Leave pocket knives, lighters, or other hazardous materials at home. No skateboards, iPods, laptops or rollerblades.
  2. All words and actions you use should build up others and not injure.
  3. The facility must remain clean and undamaged.
  4. No outside visitors at the rally please.
  5. 5.All aisles and the stage area must remain clear for safety reasons. Remain in your youth group's area at all times.
  6. Make sure that your actions during the activities do not distract others from hearing, seeing or praying

Consequence Policy:

  1. 1.All youth are expected to follow the above outlined expectations, direction of security and rally staff. Any instances of transgression of these policies, lack of cooperation or insubordination will be subjected to appropriate discipline and/or fines. Failure to comply may result in immediate dismissal of the participant, at the expense of the individual.

Very Important

Catholic Servant Ministries, Inc. has very specific guidelines regarding modest dress. We ask that you strictly adhere to these policies. Also, please keep in mind that some rules apply specifically to males while others are directed to females.

  1. Shorts, skirts or dresses that are shorter than five inches above the knee while standing are prohibited.
  2. Skirts that reveal midriff are not permitted, nor are shirts that are too low cut from the neck area.
  3. Shirts, shorts or pants are not allowed to sag to the point of revealing one's undergarments while standing.
  4. During all liturgies and prayers, every male, youth or adult must remove and headwear. This includes all hats visors, headbands, bandanas, ect; this is more out of respect than modesty.
  5. Clothing that may appear to have an anti-Christian message will not be permitted.
  6. Shirts with writings that include crude language, promotion of alcohol or drug use, or suggestive material of a crude, sexual nature are prohibited.
  7. There will be no tolerance for cross dressing.
  8. Any individual wishing to serve as an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion for the Liturgical celebration is asked to wear long pants or a skirt.
  9. At such events where music is being played, many people often feel moved to dance. While we encourage, we feel it is necessary to remind you that no moves that appear tasteless and vulgar will be permitted. We invite you to have a great time, but please keep it clean!

"Purity requires modesty, an integral part of temperance. Modesty protects the intimate center of the person. It means refusing to unveil what should remain hidden. It is ordered to chastity to whose sensitivity it bears witness. It guides how one looks at others and behaves toward them in conformity with dignity of persons and their solidarity."
-Catechism of the Catholic Church #2521

"Let no one despise your youth, but set the believers an example in speech and conduct, in love, in faith, in purity."
- 1 Timothy 4:12

"All things are lawful to me but not all things are helpful. I will not be enslaved by anything... the body is not for immortality, but for the Lord; but the immoral man sins against his own body. Do you not know that you are temples of the Holy Spirit within you... so glorify God in your body."
- 1 Corinthians 6: 11-20.

Our Speakers

Ministry Team
Mary Bielski
Speaker

Mary Bielski graduated from Marquette University with a double major in theology and psychology. As a volunteer youth minister for 10 years and the founder of ALL4HIM Ministries, Mary has spoken to over 40,000 teens around the nation at high school and young adult retreats and conferences, including Steubenville Youth Conferences, Life Teen-Inspiration, and parish and diocesan rallies. Mary talks on a variety of topics including conversion, prayer, the Holy Spirit, sacraments, chastity and the theology of the body. Using funny stories and engaging analogies, Mary draws her audience to the beauty of our Catholic faith, a deeper love for Christ, the Eucharist, and the call to holiness. See more

Oscar Rivera
Speaker

Oscar Rivera Jr. (“Two Ten”) lives in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with his amazing wife, Pamela, and daughter, Cecilia. He is a graduate of Franciscan University and is currently working on his MA in theology. He serves as director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry at his parish. Raised in the inner city of Waterbury, Connecticut, Oscar was taught at an early age about survival. His method of avoiding the streets became God and hip-hop. For over a decade he has been an international speaker and performer. Oscar’s life is devoted to the new evangelization and his upbeat urban approach has made his message entertaining and easy to understand. Our faith is not boring and neither is Oscar. See more

Fr. John Gerth
Speaker

Being from Florida has its “ups” and “downs.” The “Up” side is the sun and getting to meet people from all over the world who come to visit. The “Down” side is the heat and those pesky hurricanes that keep us on our toes. Even though my state has it good times and bad, my faith has been blessedly always a safe haven that has never abandoned me. From my earliest life I can see memories of being in my local parish, being formed by my experiences of holy Priests and Religious, as well as the prayerfulness of my own family. I have tried to carry all the blessings God has given throughout my own - See more

Jon Niven
Worship Leader

Jon is an extremely talented musician and songwriter who has helped usher thousands of people into the heart of Jesus with his gift for leading worship. The prayer-fulness and genuine humility he conveys in leading worship are unmistakable and help lead the worshiper deeper into an encounter with God. He is currently the music minister for a LifeTeen program at St. Mary’s in Dedham, Massachusetts. As the co-founder of LIFT Ministries, Jon has led worship for countless retreats, adoration services, healing services, Masses, and has played at many larger events such as Steubenville East, Proud 2B Catholic, the National Catholic Youth Conference and Soulfest. - See more

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Middle School Day Rally
Middle School Day Rally
location

4885 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33418


E-mail and telephone

info@steubenvilleflorida.com
855-446-5261
Fax: 855-446-5261


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